hand painted kitchens, painted furniture, period property decorating throughout UK

We are Traditional Painter - the UK’s leading Hand Painted Kitchen and Furniture specialist painters.

We are an invitation-only, nationwide network of independent businesses, each with decades of professional experience. Every member of our team guarantees a showroom-quality, hand painted finish for your kitchen, with exceptional customer service at every stage.

Our transparent pricing structure ensures unwavering quality and service for kitchens of every style or size. Browse our case studies for a selection of the thousands of kitchens we have transformed since 2009.

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Mark Wilkinson oak kitchen refurbished and painted

Blog, cleaning, Darren Osborne, hand-painted kitchen

Up dated 2022 Darren Osborne talks us through day one of this project: a 20 year old Mark Wilkinson oak kitchen refurbished and painted With many bits added and taken away, this was certainly in need of some TLC Day 1 Remove all handles & fittings. Tape up with these great gadgets. Wash down with Read More

Hand Painted Kitchen in Barford Warwickshire

Blog, cleaning, erecta rack, Graco, hand-painted kitchen, Holman Specialist Paints, Ron Taylor

Welcome 2014 – this is the last job of 2013 for Ron Taylor, who recounts how he approached a hand painted kitchen in Barford, Warwickshire. I was recently asked to paint a kichen in Barford, Warwickshire. Initially this was just to be the units, but in the end the walls, door frames and skirtings were Read More

Store and Go gel – brush storage system for oil and water based paint

Blog, brushes, cleaning, hildering

A couple of weeks ago Neil Callender, Traditional Painter in Dorset and Wiltshire had the pleasure of meeting Jop and Tom from Hildering Innovations to see and discuss the Store and Go gel brush storage system. An hour later, he headed home with a few goodies to try out. The Store and Go system is Read More

Paint uPVC windows with Dulux Weathershield Quick Dry Satin

Blog, cleaning, Painting, preparation

A lot of good info came out as the result of a question asked by a homeowner about how to paint uPVC windows with Dulux Weathershield Quick Dry Satin. (Homeowner emails…) 2-3 Years ago I bought a tin of the above paint with the intention of using it on some white UPVC windows, with International Read More

Hand painted kitchen in Nantwich with Tikkurila

Blog, cleaning, hand-painted kitchen, krudkutter, Martin Dunn, tikkurila

This account of the refurbishment of a hand painted kitchen in Nantwich is from Martin Dunn based in Brownhills. “I’ll be your substitute” sang Clout Top song! I hear you cry? As well as humming this song during the day, whilst discussing films of the 1980’s with my work colleague, Matt, the title also sums Read More

Best brush for DIY painters

Blog, brushes, cleaning, mypaintbrush.co.uk, Wooster

For DIY painters looking for best brush, it can be a confusing time. Bottom line, no single brush is best in all paint – there are hundreds of brushes on the market, all with some merit, so it can be a bewildering time searching for brushes that are good quality and suited to your task Read More

Paint Brushes – Cleaning out oil paint

Adam Bermingham, Blog, brushes, cleaning, Equipment

This article about cleaning a paint brush used in oil paint is from Traditional Painter Adam Bermingham, Ireland. It is a follow-on from his excellent run down of best paint brushes for hand painted furniture. Paint Brush Cleaning Every trades-person who uses paint brushes has a different approach. They are not wrong, but below I Read More

Best paint brush for furniture painting

Adam Bermingham, Blog, brushes, cleaning, hand-painted furniture

In Best paint brush for furniture painting, Adam Bermingham Traditional painter in Ireland introduces us to the paint brushes he uses and recommends in the course of his work hand painting furniture in Roscommon. Recently on my Facebook page and other platforms, interested followers, both trade and D.I.Y enthusiasts, have been asking various questions on Read More

Wooster dust eater to clean dust off walls and ceilings

Blog, cleaning

The Wooster Dust Eater is another lightbulb moment for solving the problem of how to clean dust off walls and ceilings, prior to painting. For the purposes of demoing the Dust Eater, I turned off my vacuum and sanded with the Mirka CEROS. (A picture of how decorating used to be done!) This triangular body Read More

Krudkutter for cleaning brass

Blog, cleaning, Eco, krudkutter

Krud kutter is a range of citrus based cleaners, comes in many forms for many dirty occasions and is a favourite with many decorators (and several homeowners now, who have seen it in action). Original seems to be the main stay. This was a brass handle from an oak sideboard I am rescuing. It was Read More
Professional Traditional Painters

Traditional Painter is an invitation-only, nationwide network of independent businesses, with years of professional experience. Every member of our team guarantees a showroom-quality, hand painted finish for your kitchen, with exceptional customer service at every stage.

Our transparent pricing structure ensures unwavering quality and service for kitchens of every style or size.

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Since day one we have been committed to sharing our hard earned knowledge with readers. In our case studies we openly explain how we prepare and paint kitchens and furniture. We also share decades of specialist decorating experience in TP blog articles in the hope that all DIY and trade decorators can take away and use our ideas to achieve better, more professional results.

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